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2 STATES is one of the finest movies to come out of the Hindi film industry of late

2 STATES is based on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller '2 States: The Story Of My Marriage' and since the film is set in the present times, when a lot of people have liberal viewpoints on love and marriage, one wonders why the principal characters -- the North Indian boy [Arjun Kapoor] and his South Indian...(more)

Source: Taran Adarsh,, Bollywood Hungama


2 States is a tale of journey from love to marriage

Chetan Bhagat has preserved the spirit of the novel. But it would have been better if preserving the spirit of the novel, he would played around with the screen-play, like 3 Idiots. 2 States can be a good mirror for parents to understand their children. So take along your parents and enjoy the f...(more)

Source: saurabh Dwivedi, India Today


Their diverse cultures make its culmination a challenge.

: For an audience that has been around from the '80s, debutant Abhishek Varman's '2 States' may seem like they are revisiting K Balachander's mega hit 'Ek Duuje Ke Liye' (1981), where the Tamil boy had to cross endless hurdles to patao the Punjabi girl. However, that movie had too much angst and a t...(more)

Source: Meena Iyer, Times Of India


Nothing should keep you from watching 2 States

2 States takes the North-South divide extremely seriously and since, according to the film, South Indians are from Venus and North Indians are from Planet Red Bull, I should probably disclose here that my loyalties lie on the Northern side since perspectives are bound to differ based on culture and ...(more)

Source: Paloma Sharma., Rediff.com


The pleasing premise of Bhagat�s story.

2 States is a feel good, romantic comedy which scores for being earthly and grounded. It is never too candyfloss but even with a known, loved and inevitable climax, Abhishek Varman spins an engaging story. Alia and Arjun�s unfeigned and spunky chemistry is winsome but mostly the film is watchable be...(more)

Source: Mohar Basu, Koimoi

Budget & Box Office Collection

Budget 36.00 Cr
Estimated Collection 136.00 Cr
Box Office Status 102.13cr

BO Report World Wide

Country 2nd Weekend 3rd Weekend 4th Weekend 5thweekend 6th Weekend 7th Weekend Life Time Collection Opening Day Opening Weekend
USA ($) 553001.00 214865.00 108968.00 49675.00 11055.00 759.00 --- --- 900389.00
Australia (A$) 178383.00 41535.00 13575.00 2908.00 --- --- --- --- 177502.00
Malaysia (MYR) 33369.00 17965.00 8997.00 --- --- --- --- --- 32156.00
India (Rs) --- --- --- --- --- --- 1040000000.00 117500000.00 380000000.00
Canada ($) --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 125964.00

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Offo" ” Amitabh Bhattacharya. Aditi Singh Sharma, Amitabh Bhattacharya Listen
2 “Locha-E-Ulfat” Amitabh Bhattacharya Benny Dayal Listen
3 “Mast Magan" ” Amitabh Bhattacharya Arijit Singh, Chinmayi Sripada Listen
4 “"Iski Uski" ” Amitabh Bhattacharya Akriti Kakkar, Shahid Mallya, Shankar Mahadevan Listen
5 “"Chaandaniya" ” Amitabh Bhattacharya K Mohan & Yashita Sharma Listen
6 “Hullaa Re" ” Amitabh Bhattacharya Shankar Mahadevan, Siddharth Mahadevan & Rasika Shekar Listen